How to Generate a Barn Sheet

*Animals must be on file with ASA to appear on the barn sheet.*  A barn sheet is a worksheet designed to help collect data at chute side.  When you submit your request for a barn sheet, the lab will receive a copy of the barn sheet and they usually forward to the technician.  This allows…

How to Register a Foundation Cow or Bull

Any animal that is registered with another breed association is eligible for registration with ASA, this is called a foundation animal. Foundation registration is an in-house process. To start the registration process, please submit a copy of the primary Association’s registration certificate to the ASA office. If you do not have a copy of the…

DNA – What Testing Does ASA Offer?

In this day and age with so many different DNA tests being offered, trying to figure out which one you should use or actually need on any given animal can be quite challenging. The following is an attempt to serve as an explanation of the various tests being offered and also suggestions for which groups…

How to Search for a Buyer Account Number

How to do an ASA Member Search: In order to avoid multiple non-member buyer numbers, ASA recommends you look up buyer accounts prior to starting an online transfer job. If you simply type in name and address at time of transfer, the system is designed to look for a match, however, any slight variation in spelling…

Benefits of an ASA Membership

Becoming a member of the American Simmental Association is an easy, cost-saving process that holds many hidden gems for those progressive cattlemen and women that chose to become part of our team Simmental. As with any membership decision, we realize that there are a number of factors that influence your decision at hand. Cost A…

Common Questions on Name Changes

The Processing Team has noticed a high frequency of questions about changing animal names, and questions on using/adding a prefix. Below is a quick question and answer on two of the most common “name/prefix questions”: Can I change the name of the animal and add my account prefix? No, you can change the “name portion” of an…

How to transfer an animal online

1. Log in (click here for instructions). 2. Start a Manual Job (click here for instructions). 3. Once spreadsheet loads, select the “Transfer” tab at top of page. 4. Under AnmRegNbr column, enter the registration number of the  animal you want to transfer. 5. Under AcctNbr column, enter the account number of the buyer. Please…